Topping market cauliflower with a 21 ingredient date mole

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Zach Nichols at Two Peas in a Pod explains that the purple bits of his cauliflower is due to the anthocyanins, a class of compounds with antioxidant effects. Photo by Gillian Ferguson.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson meets up with Chef Carols Jaquez of Birria Pa La Cruda and Ome, a vegetable-focused pop-up. Jaquez is shopping for cauliflower at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market, which he will cure with a confit technique and sear on the plancha to order. Next, Zach Nichols of Two Peas in a Pod talks brassica and his variety of cauliflower. 


Chef Carlos Jaquez is making a date mole of 21 ingredients, which he is serving at Ome. Photo by Gillian Ferguson.
Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Laryl Garcia, Gillian Ferguson